PGA TOUR player/architect Tom Lehman gets extremely excited when it comes to his 10th golf course in Arizona – The Victory Course at Verrado Golf Club. Sporting breath-taking views from the base of the White Tank Mountains in the West Valley, The Victory Course is the main amenity of the 55-plus active adult community being created by Scottsdale-based DMB, one the premiere golf community developers in the country. Continue reading “Tom Lehman Gets Ready to Post Another “Victory””
Golf is returning to the Olympics this year. The best golfers in the world are vying for their chance to tee it up, but the world no. 7 won’t be there this go round. Earlier today, Adam Scott announced he won’t be there. Here commented, saying, “My decision has been taken as a result of an extremely busy playing schedule around the time of the Olympics and other commitments, both personal and professional.” Continue reading “Adam Scott will not play golf at the Rio Olympics”
It’s Masters week. The 2016 Masters Golf Tournament kicks off tomorrow during the Par 3 Contest, with Jim Herman and Steven Bowditch teeing off at 8:20 AM EDT Thursday morning to start the first round. As we prepare for the seasons first major, I wanted to take a closer look at the golf course. Continue reading “Augusta National Golf Club: Course Guide”
Troon recently announced that eleven of its Arizona-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “2016 Best Courses” in the United States list. The list of the “Next 100 Best Modern Courses” includes three Troon affiliated courses, including The Golf Club at Black Rock in Idaho, Princeville Makai Golf Club in Hawaii and Quintero Golf Club in Arizona (No. 181). Continue reading “11 Arizona Troon-Affiliated Courses Recognized by Golfweek”
It’s cold on Arizona right now, but it won’t be that way for long. This is our “week of winter” and temperatures will be back in the 70s this weekend. Good thing, because I am playing golf on Saturday. I played last weekend and the high was 59… When the sun dropped behind the mountains, it got cold. Real cold! But winter will be over before long, and 100+ will be here before we know it.
Continue reading “Event Season: Are you ready?”